Amazon Unveils New Ring Security Cameras

Earlier this year Amazon announced that they would be acquiring smart doorbell maker Ring. For those unfamiliar with Ring, they created a smart doorbell that also comes with a built-in camera that allows users to see who is outside and control it via their smartphone via an accompanying app.


iOS 12.1 Beta Supports Face ID In Landscape Mode

We have been hearing rumors that the 2018 iPads are expected to feature the use of Face ID, a security feature that was introduced to 2017’s iPhone X. While it was a rumor, there have been signs that it might actually be true, thanks to code sightings spotted in iOS 12. Now it looks like there could be more evidence of that happening.


US Carriers Band Together To Launch ‘Project Verify’

As we have said in the past, the humble password is not necessarily the best way of securing your online accounts. This is because due to people generally choosing bad passwords for themselves, which can be easily guessed. This has led to the rise of two-factor authentication systems and also hardware keys like Google’s Titan.


Nintendo Seeking Software Engineer With Hacking Expertise

As much as companies try, no system is impervious to hacks. Granted security has come a long way since back in the day, but if there is a will, there is a way. Now console hacks do seem less common than they do compared to earlier generations, but it is still possible and this is something Nintendo could be trying to get ahead of.


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Apple Takes Down Some Of Trend Micro’s Apps For Mac

When you install a security app on your computer, chances are you are trusting that it will keep your information safe from malware, hacks, and busybodies. So you can imagine the irony when it was discovered that some of Trend Micro’s apps were actually doing the opposite, where it was found that some of the company’s apps were actually storing and exporting the browser history of its users.


Samsung Galaxy S10 Could Use Qualcomm’s Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor

It has been reported that in response to Apple’s Face ID facial recognition system on the iPhone, instead of trying to copy Apple, it has been suggested that Android OEMs are actually doubling down on in-display fingerprint sensors as a way to stand out and differentiate themselves from the iPhone.


British Airways Hacked, 380,000 Bank Cards Stolen

If you’re a frequent flyer of British Airways, or have recently booked with the airlines, you might want to consider cancelling your existing bank card and getting a new one. This is because according to reports, the company was recently hacked which resulted in 380,000 bank cards of customers being stolen as a result.


MediaTek Has Plans For A Low-Cost Face Unlocking System

Facial recognition tools aren’t exactly new, and in the past we have seen how Android has attempted to incorporate it as a security feature. However it’s safe to say that no one has really achieved the same level of success as Apple has with Face ID, but MediaTek is hoping to change that.


2019’s iPhones Still Won’t Adopt In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

One of the rumored features of the more recent iPhones is that it would adopt an in-display fingerprint sensor. However instead of that, Apple removed the home button and gave us Face ID instead, a facial recognition system. There are some who are still probably hoping that an in-display sensor would still make it into future iPhones, but unfortunately that won’t be the case.


Google’s Titan Security Key Is Now Available For Purchase

These days when you consider the sophistication behind hacks and scam emails designed to trick you into giving away your login credentials, it is obvious that just a username and password is no longer enough to keep accounts safe. That is where two-factor authentications come into play, or in Google’s case, physical security keys.


Microsoft Authenticator App For Apple Watch Now In Testing

Two-factor authentication is becoming the norm these days simply because the usual username and password combo is no longer as secure as it once was, with people either choosing to use passwords that are simple to guess (such as birth dates), or with hackers becoming better at breaching systems.


Security Flaw Discovered In Fortnite’s Android Installer

Epic’s decision to launch Fortnite for Android outside of Google Play was an interesting one. It was obvious that the company was trying to avoid paying Google a cut of in-app purchases that were made within the game, but this raised some eyebrows as there were some who questioned the decision, namely due to security reasons.


Security Flaws Leave AT&T, T-Mobile Customer PINs Exposed

As if T-Mobile wasn’t having a bad enough week after having experienced a security breach, it seems that the carrier along with AT&T have been hit with yet another security issue, this time exposing the PINs of the accounts belonging to their customers, although to their credit it wasn’t anything they could have done.


T-Mobile Confirms Security Breach On The 20th Of August

It’s actually quite scary how despite being in a rather advanced age of technology, companies and individuals are still very much susceptible to hacks (although we suppose hacks and hacking tools have gotten just as sophisticated). In fact T-Mobile themselves might have experienced a breach of their own.